Imported produce caused reefer loads to surge from the Nogales, AZ and McAllen, TX markets. Still, that wasn't enough to boost the national average rate.
Three of the most important van markets — Chicago, Dallas, and Los Angeles — had higher load counts, but increased volumes did not translate into higher rates.
The American Transportation Research Institute has released its annual survey of the top 10 critical issues facing the trucking industry. Here are the results.
After a brief surge in reefer rates at the end of September, rates have moved lower in October.